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n. pl. pat·sies Slang
A person easily taken advantage of, cheated, blamed, or ridiculed.
[Perhaps from Italian pazzo, fool, from Old Italian paccio.]
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n, pl -sies
1. a person who is easily cheated, victimized, etc
2. a scapegoat
[C20: of unknown origin]
n., pl. -sies. Slang.
1. a person who is easily swindled or manipulated.
[1900–05, Amer.; orig. uncertain]
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|Noun||1.||patsy - a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of|
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1. Slang. A person who is easily deceived or victimized:
Chiefly British: mug.
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patsy[ˈpætsɪ] N (US) → bobo/a m/f, primo m
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patsy[ˈpætsi] n (US) (= mug) → pigeon m
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